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A July 1950 photo of The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration V2 missles used for studying the upper atmosphere

Topics pertaining to Earth's atmosphere including the ionosphere and magnetosphere


  • Atmospheric modeling - the use of complex computer systems to create an approximate model of the atmosphere and the forces impinging on it
  • Ionosphere - the part of the upper atmosphere containing the mesosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere, distinguished because it is ionized by solar radiation
  • Magnetosphere - the sphere formed when a streamed of charged particles interacts with a magnetic field from a planet or other such body


This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total.

Media in category "Atmosphere"

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